Plains Railway Turntable Installation

$100 donated
Given by 1 generous donor in 4 years

Help us restore the former Linwood Locomotive Depot turntable for use at The Plains Museum.


We've recently acquired the turntable from the former Linwood Locomotive Depot in Christchurch and are now fundraising to install it in the near future.

Turntables are used for turning engines and carriage so they can run in the opposite direction, opening our railway up to some different operations and allowing excursion trains from Christchurch or beyond to visit us.

About us

Providing a look back through the ages for young and old and showing people how things used to be done by running our railway and putting our vintage machinery collection to use

Read more

Latest donations

Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 26 Jul 2015
Loved the whole place when I visited ..... and loved the cakes we had even more !!

Who's involved?

The Plains Railway Museum's avatar
Created by, and paying to a verified bank account of, The Plains Railway Museum (Charity)
Registered Charity
A Registered Charity has legal recognition under the Charities Act 2005.
Tax credit
Donations of over $5 are eligible for a New Zealand charitable giving tax credit.
Page Moderated
The page has been checked by our team to make sure it complies with our terms and conditions.

Any concerns?

Report this page
This campaign started on 26 Jul 2015 and ended on 1 Jan 2020.